The ancient temples of Bagan: Visiting this miraculous wonder of the world in amazing Myanmar

Whilst considering the countries we wanted to visit whilst touring South East Asia, Myanmar always came up as the one which held the most intrigue and unknown. A country relatively few visit in this region, one only just opened up to tourism where the culture is vastly different to that of places like Thailand or

Ayutthaya Thailand: The lost world of ancient Thailand & a treasure trove of temples

Ayutthaya Thailand is the one time ancient capital of the Siam, the precursor to the modern day kingdom of Thailand. Founded in 1350 it is Thailands answer to Angkor Wat or Bagan, a huge complex of crumbling ancient temples awaits the intrepid to explore this historic gem. Easily accessible from Bangkok Ayutthaya can make a great

Faloe Hostel, Kota Kinabalu: A modern, homely and down right perfect hostel in this amazing city on Borneo!

A place where you feel at home and like family  Faloe hostel isn’t just a hostel, it is a small and homely converted space ran by a wonderful young couple. They literally make you feel like family when you stay here, welcoming you into the fold with a huge smile and a warm heart. You

Pai: The hedonistic hippy heaven in the mountains we almost never left, Thailand!

The longer we spent travelling around South East Asia the more we heard of this little mysterious place in the very north of Thailand with a funny old name: Pai! Everyone who had been was raving about this hippy hideaway in the hills that feels miles away from normal life, where you can explore by

Exploring the strange world of the White Temple, Chiang Rai: This beautiful and weird work of art!

Chiang Rai is a relatively obscure city in the north of Thailand, most people are only aware of it due to the weird and wonderful Chiang Rai White Temple, otherwise known as Wat Rong Khun on the outskirts of the city. After touring South East Asia you would be forgiven for thinking you’ve seen enough temples,

Chiang Mai things to do: The amazing and adventure filled Thai city that instantly felt like home

Chiang Mai is one of those places we just knew we were going to love before even arriving. There is a legend surrounding this perfectly sized city surrounded by a wealth of activities, culture, food and budget accommodation. Chiang Mai had a lot to live up to, but thankfully it didn’t disappoint and very quickly

Trekking for two days through the jungles of Chiang Mai: An eye opening trip which left us with mixed feelings

Chiang Mai trekking in the jungles of Northern Thailand was something we had wanted to do even before we knew anything else about the area, about trekking in South East Asia or even had any other plans for backpacking. It became our code word for the adventures we would have on our long term travels

Surviving Manila: How to explore the crazy capital of The Philippines

We’ve travelled all around the world, to some of the planets largest and busiest cities, but nothing quite prepares you for Manila. The capital of The Philippines is chaotic, overwhelming, intimidating and bigger than you can comprehend. Crossing the city takes hours, the traffic is exhausting, the poverty of the local people is so plain